REPORTBACK: TRANSLATION PANEL
MAY 1, BROOKLINE BOOKSMITH
The translation panel co-sponsored by the NWU Boston chapter and the Brookline Booksmith Transnational Series featured three literary translators – J. Kates, Danielle Legros-George, and Emma Ramadan, on a panel discussing the art and work of literary translation and their recent work. The panel was moderated by Martha Collins.
Ramadan read from the French novel The Boy, by Marcus Malte; Kates, from Paper-thin Skin, poems by the Kazakhstanipot Aigerim Tazhi; and Legros-George, the French Creole contributions to the anthology of samples and essays on translation Into English, edited by Martha Collins and Kevin Prufer.